The NFL’s New York Bulldogs, with former UT quarterback Bobby Layne, and Los Angeles Rams play in Alamo Stadium in front of 18,452 fans. The Rams win, 21-14.
The NFL’s newest franchise – the Dallas Texans, featuring swift running back Buddy Young (right), play the Washington Redskins in Alamo Stadium. The Texans, a renamed and a relocated franchise formerly known as the New York Yanks, defeat Sammy Baugh’s Redskins, 27-14, but fold at the end of the season. For 1953, the NFL relocates the team to Baltimore and they are renamed the Colts.
The mercury reaches 111 degrees – the hottest day in San Antonio history.